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February 2021 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends JOHN KEATS 200 – NEW ONLINE LECTURE BOOKING FROM TODAY In the face of never-ending challenges, Keats was fearlessly creative on the page. Dead at 25, his sonnets can stand alongside Shakespeare’s, his poems tread every inch … Read More

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January 2021 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends Ever since I discovered Palgrave’s Golden Treasury and William J Claxton’s Half-Hours With Great Composers about 65 years ago, I have had a feeling that it might be possible to put them together. This first Poetry Concert … Read More

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Mid-December 2020 into January 2021 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends SHAKESPEARE THE POET – THE NEW ONLINE LECTUREBOOKING FROM TODAY, FOR RELEASE ON 13 DECEMBER Shakespeare’s long poems, sonnets, and aria-like moments in the plays Take the most recently discovered portrait of him and look into his … Read More

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Mid-November into December 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends 15 NOVEMBER 2020 – THE NEW ONLINE LECTUREAVAILABLE FROM TODAY W B Yeats, Ireland’s modern Orpheus of song, ballad, lyric and narrative – and a fount of energy for national renewal Yeats sang in the name of … Read More

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Mid-October into November 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends 20 OCTOBER 2020 – THE NEW ONLINE LECTUREAVAILABLE FROM TODAY Thomas Hardy, Poet of virtuoso narratives on love, nature, the human journey, and how to handle the present Famed, filmed and widely read for his novels, Thomas … Read More

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Mid-September into October 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends 23 SEPTEMBER 2020 – THE NEW ONLINE LECTUREBOOKING OPEN NOW Born as he was in 1572, John Donne was an Elizabethan, but as far as poetic fashion and convention went, young Donne from the word ‘go’ busied … Read More

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Mid-August into September 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends 20 AUGUST 2020 – THE NEW ONLINE TALKBOOKING OPEN NOW “With my pencil and memorandum book in my hand, I was making studies, as the artists call them, and often moulding my thoughts into verse, with the … Read More

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Mid-July into August 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends D H LAWRENCE, POETBOOKING OPEN NOW On July 22 we are releasing the latest lecture I have recorded, on D H Lawrence, Poet. More about Lawrence, his poetry, and how to book this recording is available on … Read More

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End of June into July 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends    END OF JUNE 2020 LECTURE WALT WHITMANBOOKING OPEN NOWRECORDING RELEASED 25 JUNE Walt Whitman is my next recorded lecture. I have written about Whitman on the Event page at https://grahamfawcett.co.uk/event/walt-whitman where you can also book.    There are … Read More

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End of May into June 2020 Newsletter

Dear Poetry Friends MAY Wordsworth Night is my next recorded lecture. It is being released on Thursday May 28th. Booking is open now. You can find more about Wordsworth and how to book at https://grahamfawcett.co.uk/events/williamwordsworth Click on the link above, … Read More

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